Panel membership

The Panel comprises up to 36 members, representing a spread of expertise in takeovers, securities markets, industry and commerce. The Chairman, Deputy Chairmen and up to 20 other Panel members are appointed by the Panel on the recommendation of the Nomination Committee. In addition, 12 Panel members are appointed by the following major financial and business institutions:

  • The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (with separate appointees also for its Corporate Finance Committee and Securities Trading Committee)
  • The Association of British Insurers
  • The Association of Investment Companies
  • The Confederation of British Industry
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • The Investment Association
  • The┬áPensions and Lifetime Savings Association
  • The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association
  • The Quoted Companies Alliance
  • UK Finance

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The Chairman and at least one Deputy Chairman are designated as members of the Hearings Committee. Of the other members appointed by the Panel, up to 12 Panel members are designated upon appointment as members of the Code Committee and up to eight Panel members are designated upon appointment as members of the Hearings Committee. The Panel members appointed by the bodies listed above become members of the Hearings Committee without further designation.

No person who is or has been a member of the Code Committee may simultaneously or subsequently be a member (or an alternate of a member) of the Hearings Committee.

The current Panel members are as follows:

Member Role Appointment Alternates
Michael Crane QC
Chairman Appointed by the Panel
David Challen Deputy Chairman Appointed by the Panel
Philip Remnant

Deputy Chairman Appointed by the Panel
James Agnew
Chairman, RBC Corporate Broking
Appointed by the Panel
Peter Arthur
Chairman, Association of Investment Companies
Appointed by the Association of Investment Companies Melville Trimble, Rachel Beagles
Mark Astaire
Chairman, Barclays Corporate Broking
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe representing its Securities Trading Committee Mark Seligman
Andy Briggs
Chairman, Association of British Insurers
Appointed by the Association of British Insurers Barry O’Dwyer, John Reizenstein
Philip Broadley
Non-Executive Director,
AstraZeneca
Appointed by the Panel
Dame Alison Carnwath
Chairman, Land Securities
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Stuart Chambers
Chairman Designate, Anglo American
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Richard Godden Partner, Linklaters Appointed by the Panel
Peter Harrison
Chairman, The Investment Association
Appointed by the Investment Association Chris Cummings
Michael Herzog
Co-CEO, Partner, Davidson Kempner European Partners
Appointed by the Panel
Robert Hingley
Partner, Ondra Partners
Appointed by the Panel
Baroness Hogg
Lead Independent Director,
HM Treasury
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Tim Ingram
Chairman, The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association
Appointed by the Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association Sir David Howard,
Andy Pomfret
James Laing
Deputy Head of UK & European Equites, Aberdeen Asset Management
Appointed by the Panel
Martin Mannion
Head of Trustee Services, John Lewis Partnership Pensions Trust
Appointed by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
Lord Morris of Handsworth Appointed by the Panel Lord Monks
Richard Murley
Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild
Appointed by the Panel
Nicholas Parker
President, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Appointed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Simon Boadle, Mark Pacitti, Simon Russell
Alan Porter
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Prudential
Appointed by the Confederation of British Industry David Jackson, John Mills, Peter Swabey
Chris Saul
Former Senior Partner,
Slaughter and May
Appointed by the Panel
Tim Ward
CEO, Quoted Companies Alliance
Appointed by the Quoted Companies Alliance Michael Higgins
Mark Warham
Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Sir Simon Robertson, Mark Seligman
Robert Wigley
Chair, UK Finance
Appointed by UK Finance Ronald Kent, Stephen Jones
Charles Wilkinson
Co-Head of Corporate Broking, Deutsche Bank
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe representing its Corporate Finance Commitee Mark Seligman
Trelawny Williams
Head of Corporate Finance, Fidelity International
Appointed by the Panel
 

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